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The Trick to Requesting Uber and Lyft at Any Airport

This one literally requires a trick of the needle. Ignore the fact there are often legitimate governmental regulations on why sometimes passengers can't be picked up at the airport.<p><i>This post originally appeared on</i> Map Happy<i>.</i><p>My mother and stepfather, for example, are always complaining that they …

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The Most Underrated Tourist Attraction In Every EU Country

Don't get me wrong, the Mona Lisa's got a lovely smile and all, but there's something soul-crushing about how she's displayed: stowed away in glass, surrounded by hordes of sightseers throwing up "gang symbols" and cheesy smiles for their selfie sticks.<p><i>By: Barbara Woolsey</i><p>Let me just come out and …

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Finally, a Travel App That’s Purposefully, Blissfully Simple

In his excursions to more than 60 countries, tech entrepreneur Konrad Waliszewski believes he’s tried just about every travel app. And for someone …

James Taylor: My Life in 15 Songs

“Rainy Day Man” (1967)<p>In 1966, I was living at the Albert Hotel in New York with my best friend, Zach Wiesner, who wrote this song with me. We had …

The 100 best novels written in English: the full list

After two years of careful consideration, Robert McCrum has reached a verdict on his selection of the 100 greatest novels written in English. Take a look at his list<p>A story of a man in search of truth told with the simple clarity and beauty of Bunyan’s prose make this the ultimate English classic.

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7 Beauty Myths to Stop Believing

Remember when your cool, older cousin warned you that shaving your legs too often would cause the hair to grow back thicker? Lies. Lies. LIES. We set out to debunk seven of the most common beauty myths.<p><b>Myth #1: Sitting cross-legged will give you spider veins. Here's the truth.</b><p><b>Myth #2: Shaving makes</b> …

Hear Janelle Monae Protest Police Killings on Powerful New Song

Janelle Monáe and her Wondaland Records roster have united for “Hell You Talmbout,” a police brutality protest song posted to Soundcloud on Thursday. …

Neiman Marcus has a posh sister store reserved for the wealthiest elites

But the brand, which recently filed to go public, also owns a store that's even more elite — Bergdorf Goodman.<p>Bergdorf has two locations in Manhattan, while Neiman Marcus doesn't currently operate in New York City.<p>Bergdorf Goodman, therefore, is often associated with the Upper East Side elite, …

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Return With Ode To Parenting, 'Growing Up'

Seattle hip-hop duo Macklemore & Ryan Lewis released a new song today, their first since 2012 blockbuster <i>The Heist</i>. "Growing Up" is not being marketed as a lead single for any upcoming project; according to the pair's publicist, it's "a personal moment of expression" from rapper Ben Haggerty and …

Netflix announces 'unlimited' maternity and paternity leave

The post says Netflix employees "can return part-time, full-time, or return and then go back out as needed. We'll just keep paying them normally, eliminating the headache of switching to state or disability pay."<p>Netflix already has unlimited time off, so this change doesn't mark a substantial shift …

What to wear in August: five summer outfits for every temperature

With the changeable weather comes a wardrobe minefield. Balmy, muggy or fresh, here are five ensembles for different weather scenarios

Taxpayers' health care costs are rising — and so are the profits of big pharmaceutical companies

While drug spending increased by a modest 2.5 percent in 2013, it surged by 12.6 percent last year according to estimates in a new report on trends in health care costs by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.<p>One of the major factors was the relatively recent Food and Drug Administration …

20 of the best hotels in Italy

And there are no places in Italy like these amazing hotels, named the best by our Condé Nast Traveler readers.<p>From the ivy-covered Hotel Raphaël to the Grand Hotel Majestic on Lake Maggiore, here are the best hotels in Italy.

THE SELECTS: Landscapes by Jay Patel

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Hemingway's 10 Best Quotes

In celebration of the man's birthday, our favorite words of wisdom from the legendary writer.<p>In celebration of the man's birthday, our favorite words of wisdom from the legendary writer.